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By David Morrill Internet search engine giant Google added a new twist to its arsenal Tuesday with the launch of its first Web browser to go head- to-head with Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Mozilla's Firefox.
In yet another move to counter Microsoft Corp.â€™s Internet Explorer, Google Inc. announced plans to release its own free Web browser in more than 100 countries on Tuesday.
Google Chrome is a freeware web browser that was released as a beta version for Microsoft Windows on September 2, 2008, and fully released on December 11, 2008 as a standalone. As of November 2012, usage share is 35 percent worldwide. A mobile version for Android was released on November 28, 2012. When Google first thought of developing a web browser, chairman Eric Schmidt opposed, but after hiring several developers from Mozilla who built and demonstrated Chrome, he changed his mind....